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Republic of Equatorial Guinea
  • República de Guinea Ecuatorial  (Spanish)
  • République de Guinée équatoriale  (French)
  • República da Guiné Equatorial  (Portuguese)
Motto: 
  • "Unidad, Paz, Justicia" (Spanish)
  • "Unity, Peace, Justice"
Anthem: Caminemos pisando las sendas de nuestra inmensa felicidad  (Spanish)
Let us walk the paths of our immense felicity
Location of  Equatorial Guinea  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Equatorial Guinea  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

CapitalMalabo(de jure)
Oyala(seat of government)[1]
3°45′N8°47′E / 3.750°N 8.783°E / 3.750; 8.783
Largest cityBata
Official languagesSpanish (national language)
French
Portuguese[2][3][4]
Recognised regional languages

Fang
Bube
Combe
Pidgin English
Annobonese,

Igbo[5][6]
Ethnic groups(1994[7])
Demonym
  • Equatorial Guinean
  • Equatoguinean
GovernmentDominant-partypresidential republic
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Francisco Pascual Obama Asue
Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue
LegislatureParliament
Senate
Chamber of Deputies
Independence
• from Spain
12 October 1968
Area
• Total
28,050 km2 (10,830 sq mi) (144th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2015 estimate
845,060 [8]
• 2015 census
1,222,442 [9]
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$31.769 billion[10]
• Per capita
$38,699[10]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$11.638 billion[10]
• Per capita
$14,176[10]
HDI (2015)Increase 0.592[11]
medium · 135th
CurrencyCentral African CFA franc (XAF)
Time zoneWAT(UTC+1)
Drives on theright
Calling code+240
ISO 3166 codeGQ
Internet TLD.gq
  1. Including Equatoguinean Spanish (Español ecuatoguineano).

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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